International Bible Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia

24 March 2015 | Novi Sad, Serbia [Marija Trajkovska, tedNEWS] More than 960 participants from the South-East European Union (SEEUC) and Adriatic Union (AUC) gathered together in the Master center of Novi Sad Fair in Serbia, to take part in the International Bible Conference, on March 15 – 16, 2015.

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Vegetarian Diet Cuts Risk of Certain Cancer, Adventist Study Finds

16 March 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States [Andrew McChesney/Adventist Review] A vegetarian diet may reduce your risk of certain kinds of cancer by 22 percent, according to a new analysis from the Adventist Health Study-2.

Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that eating a plant-based diet offers significant protection against cancers of the colon and rectum, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer.

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Adventist Church Adopts Stance on Vaccines

16 March 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States [Andrew McChesney/Adventist Review] The Seventh-day Adventist Church has issued an official statement on vaccines, saying it “encourages responsible immunization” and has no faith-based reason to discourage believers from participating in immunization programs.

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Want to become a better leader? Stop talking and start listening.

16 February 2015 | St Albans, United Kingdom [Adrian Peck, tedNEWS] Organisations frequently talk of the need to be learning entities, consultative and open to constructive criticism and feedback, but few in reality follow through these assertions. Putting this into practice the Trans-European Division (TED) gathered 79 ‘front strikers’ in St Albans, United Kingdom, from 9-13 February to function as a think-tank, addressing the key issues and challenges that face, and will continue to face, the TED over the next five years.

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Aiming Higher

The mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as recently reformulated by the General Conference and adopted by the Trans-European Division is to call all people to become disciples of Jesus Christ, to proclaim the everlasting gospel embraced by the three angels’ messages of Revelation 14:6-12, and to prepare the world for His soon return.

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Top Adventist Leaders Build a Church in the Dominican Republic

19 January 2015 | La Romana, Dominican Republic [Libna Stevens/IAD and Adventist Review staff] The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s 29 top leaders traded their laptops and cell phones for paintbrushes and shovels on Wednesday as they constructed a church building—some for the first time—on the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic.

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Gifts at the Open Heart Street

7 January 2015 | Belgrade, Serbia [Marija Trajkovska, tedNEWS] In the New Year’s spirit, the Serbian publishing house 'Preporod' gives out over 25,000 copies of books and DVDs to their fellow citizens and collects nearly 100,000 dinars for the needs of the Safe House in Smedervo, Serbia, as part of the 'Open Heart Street' initiative.

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Student Satisfaction Survey Returns Positive Results for Newbold

6 January 2015 | Binfield, United Kingdom [Kirsty Watkins, tedNEWS] Students feel overwhelmingly positive about their experience at Newbold, the College's annual Student Satisfaction Survey has found.

Administered during the Autumn Semester, the survey covered everything from the on-campus environment and spiritual atmosphere to admissions and finance services and food services with students representing all curriculum areas responding to the survey.

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Message for the New Year

Dear tedNEWS readers,

As another year is about to end, I’d like to thank God for his abundant blessings. Many people have found their Lord this year, and the church is becoming more and more mobilised for its mission to make God known to the world.

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United in the Essence of Worship

28 October 2014 | Bracknell, United Kingdom [Kärt Lazić, tedNEWS] On 17 October 2014, about 140 worship leaders from all over Europe gathered in Bracknell, England for the European Worship Conference, prepared to spend the next four days experiencing and exploring the essence of worship.

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"Connect to Escape" in Hungary

27 October 2014 | Budapest, Hungary [Christa Zarka, tedNEWS] Almost 13,000 viewers watched the programme “Connect to Escape” on LCTV (www.lctv.today) during the first two weekends in October 2014. The main presenter was Dr Miroslav Pujić who discussed different social issues and possible solutions found in the ancient book, The Holy Bible.

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